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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By cx
What sort of "product" do you have in mind, Tom? ...

What sort of "product" do you have in mind, Tom? You're thinking perhaps a penetrating sealer?

What are your expectations for such a product in that application?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 527
Posted By cx
Get the Kerdi (I'm assuming since you have a...

Get the Kerdi (I'm assuming since you have a Schluter drain) installed, Jonathan. Works the same as covering with poly sheeting, only better.It's not. You'll be able to do that when you tear out...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By cx
Welcome, Michael. :)I hate to add to Peter's...

Welcome, Michael. :)I hate to add to Peter's snarky comment (naaaa, I really love it!), but you didn't hire a professional tiler. You hired someone who apparently accepts money for tile work, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,540
Posted By cx
This is a good thing. :) What ever happened...

This is a good thing. :)

What ever happened to ol' Martha? :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-29-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By cx
Not really. I've never used the Quikrete Deck...

Not really. I've never used the Quikrete Deck Mud, but if it's mixed as deck mud it's not really the right product for that sort of repair. It's possible if that product is mixed with more water...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-28-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,499
Posted By cx
Understand. Couldn't tell if you'd taken over...

Understand. Couldn't tell if you'd taken over part of the business or were just hired as an employee.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,540
Posted By cx
Well, I hope it works well for you. I like being...

Well, I hope it works well for you. I like being wrong sometimes. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By cx
Welcome, Jen. :) Make another post and then...

Welcome, Jen. :)

Make another post and then you'll be able to post a link to your product.

Backsplashes are among the most forgiving ceramic tile projects. Using one of the thinset...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,540
Posted By cx
And, of course, Miracle Sealants Company, being a...

And, of course, Miracle Sealants Company, being a manufacturer of sealants, presumes that sealing the tile and grout on a shower floor is absolutely mandatory, Snets. :)

Can't say I've ever done...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-28-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,499
Posted By cx
I'm not sure just what that means, Justin. More...

I'm not sure just what that means, Justin. More hints?
Forum: The Mud Box 09-27-2022, 10:06 PM
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Posted By cx
Mmmmm, lemme see...... Counter clockwise...

Mmmmm, lemme see...... Counter clockwise weather event thingee approaching left coast, so that means too many people onna right coast were charging their 'lectric cars at the same time. Or do I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,540
Posted By cx
If you're concerned with being able to clean your...

If you're concerned with being able to clean your stones after grouting, John, I'd recommend you use a grout release. I've never found penetrating sealers to do much in regards to grout cleaning.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By cx
Welcome, RH. :) Davy's fat mud method will...

Welcome, RH. :)

Davy's fat mud method will surely work with the thinset mortar you have, or you might wanna look at the LFT (Large Format Tile) version of that VersaBond, which is actually a LHT...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By cx
Well, I've used sanded grout on penny tiles,...

Well, I've used sanded grout on penny tiles, Jake. But it wasn't your sanded grout and they weren't your penny tiles, eh? Mine worked out fine. :)

The FA in that MAPEI grout actually stands for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-27-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Jake. :) Same advice as you'll...

Welcome back, Jake. :)

Same advice as you'll find a hundred places here on the forums: The only way to determine if any particular sanded grout will fit in 1/16th" grout joints and whether it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 527
Posted By cx
Or Mrs. Jonathan's favorite shower curtain. :D

Or Mrs. Jonathan's favorite shower curtain. :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 527
Posted By cx
Yes, cover the new mortar with polyethylene...

Yes, cover the new mortar with polyethylene sheeting for as long as possible.

My opinion; worth price charged.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By cx
You have spacers, Dan, you just may not recognize...

You have spacers, Dan, you just may not recognize them. Toothpicks, various thicknesses of cardboard, small brads or tacks (NOT poked through any waterproofing), string, etc. Ain't gotta be pretty,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By cx
Without knowing exactly how your receptor was...

Without knowing exactly how your receptor was built, Craig, it's still a guess as to what you might be able to do to rectify your situation.

IF your receptor was constructed with a pre-slope,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By cx
Welcome back, Abel. :) Nobody's gonna be...

Welcome back, Abel. :)

Nobody's gonna be able to answer that until they know exactly how your shower is to be constructed, including the thickness of your chosen wallboard and the type and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-25-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By cx
Depending upon how sound that material under the...

Depending upon how sound that material under the tiles is, Dan, you could certainly try bonding your tiles with an epoxy adhesive. Whether that would work long-term or just pull the remaining...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2022, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By cx
Thanks for the update, Eve. Of course we care. :)

Thanks for the update, Eve. Of course we care. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 753
Posted By cx
Not surprised, Joe. I think Davy pointed out...

Not surprised, Joe. I think Davy pointed out early on that the curb is the first place we look for premature shower failures.

And it's a shame, because it's so easy to do that part of the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By cx
Welcome, Mark. :) 1. One never really knows...

Welcome, Mark. :)

1. One never really knows what that sort of demolition will require until it has at least begun. While there should be a bed of thinset mortar under the CBU panels, it's not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-24-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 527
Posted By cx
Good lord, man, I don't think John Henry's hammer...

Good lord, man, I don't think John Henry's hammer was that heavy! :DNot many designs I've seen will work well for mixing deck mud. Actually, the total number thus far is one.

My opinion; worth...
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